Lecture Notes: Elderly Care Medicine
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By (author) Claire G. Nicholl , By (author) K. Jane Wilson

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Elderly Care Medicine Lecture Notes provides all thenecessary information, within one short volume, for a soundintroduction to the particular characteristics and needs of elderlypatients. Presented in a user-friendly format, combining readabilitywith high-quality illustrations, this eighth edition has beenthoroughly revised to reflect advances in knowledge on how diseasepresents in elderly people, and changes in management practice,particularly regarding stroke, dementia, delirium, and cancer. New for this edition, Elderly Care Medicine LectureNotes also features: More treatment tables and boxes throughout for rapid accessand revision Expansion of material on polypharmacy and prescribing Discussion of emotional support, counselling andspirituality Advice for doctors on breaking bad news and end-of-lifecare Consideration of ethical and legal issues A companion website at www.lecturenoteseries.com/elderlycaremedfeatures appendices which can be used as guidelines in a clinicalsetting, key revision points for each chapter, further readingsuggestions, and extended content for specialty training ingeriatrics. Not only is this book a great starting point to support initialteaching on the topic, but it is also easy to dip in and out of forreference or revision at the end of a module, rotation or finalexams. Whether you need to develop or refresh your knowledgeof geriatrics, Elderly Care Medicine Lecture Notes presents'need to know' information for all those involved in treatingelderly people.

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  • Paperback | 262 pages
  • 168 x 240 x 14mm | 480.81g
  • 23 Jul 2012
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
  • Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
  • Chicester
  • English
  • Revised
  • 8th Revised edition
  • 0470654546
  • 9780470654545
  • 280,328

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Claire G. Nicholl is Consultant Physician and Associate Lecturer, Department of Medicine for the Elderly, Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge K. Jane Wilson is Consultant Physician and Associate Lecturer, Department of Medicine for the Elderly, Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge

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"Elderly Care Medicine" "Lecture Notes" provides all the necessary information, within one short volume, for a sound introduction to the particular characteristics and needs of elderly patients. Presented in a user-friendly format, combining readability with high-quality illustrations, this eighth edition has been thoroughly revised to reflect advances in knowledge on how disease presents in elderly people, and changes in management practice, particularly regarding stroke, dementia, delirium, and cancer. New for this edition, "Elderly Care Medicine" "Lecture Notes" also features: More treatment tables and boxes throughout for rapid access and revision Expansion of material on polypharmacy and prescribing Discussion of emotional support, counselling and spirituality Advice for doctors on breaking bad news and end-of-life care Consideration of ethical and legal issues A companion website at www.lecturenoteseries.com/elderlycaremed features appendices which can be used as guidelines in a clinical setting, key revision points for each chapter, further reading suggestions, and extended content for specialty training in geriatrics. Not only is this book a great starting point to support initial teaching on the topic, but it is also easy to dip in and out of for reference or revision at the end of a module, rotation or final exams. Whether you need to develop or refresh your knowledge of geriatrics, "Elderly Care Medicine Lecture Notes" presents 'need to know' information for all those involved in treating elderly people.

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